Features of hard anodised cookware can be:- * Highly Durable - The excellent chemical properties of anodised aluminium make it sturdy and long lasting. The surface being much harder than steel, is durable and resistant to chips and cracks. * Faster & Even Cooking - Aluminium provides excellent heat conductivity, which makes for an evenly heated surface, thus resulting in faster cooking. * Environment Friendly - Hard Anodised cookware is non-toxic and does not release any destructive by-products or chemicals. * Contemporary design - The handsome dark finish with riveted handles and elegant curves, makes it look attractive as well as functional. * Metal spatula friendly - With a thick exterior coating, anodised aluminum provides color stability and a metallic finish which does not wear off easily.